Dictionary.com

carman

[ kahr-muhn ]
/ ˈkɑr mən /
Save This Word!

noun, plural car·men.
one of the crew of a streetcar or the like, as the motorman.
QUIZ
ARE YOU A TRUE BLUE CHAMPION OF THESE "BLUE" SYNONYMS?
We could talk until we're blue in the face about this quiz on words for the color "blue," but we think you should take the quiz and find out if you're a whiz at these colorful terms.
Question 1 of 8
Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of carman

1570–80, in sense “person driving a cart”; car1 + -man

Other definitions for carman (2 of 2)

Carman
[ kahr-muhn ]
/ ˈkɑr mən /

noun
(William) Bliss, 1861–1929, Canadian poet and journalist in the U.S.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use carman in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for carman

carman
/ (ˈkɑːmən) /

noun plural -men
a man who drives a car or cart; carter
a man whose business is the transport of goods; haulier
US and Canadian a tram driver
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK